Christmas in July at De Hoop in Pictures

We had a fabulous time at this year's Christmas in July at De Hoop! From a fun chocolate workshop, to Santa's visit and yummy high tea - the kids had a ball! We all enjoyed a gorgeous dinner in The Shed for 'Christmas', were entertained by Emile Minnie and Hanmari...

Rejuvenate your team with a Corporate Retreat

There's no question about it - everything is getting busier, and this includes the workplace. Deadlines are squeezed tighter, and projects fly in faster, and it seems as if everyone is just Go! Go! Go! This manic pace may be reason enough to put on the brakes and...

Marcia’s Christmas Salad Recipe

It's the season for friends and family, so why not gather around for a festive salad inspired by Christmas! Haloumi, Cherry and Baby Spinach Salad with a Creamy Pesto Dressing Dressing 250g    Greek Yogurt 30ml    Rocket Pesto 30ml    Cream Squeeze fresh lemon Salad...

A holiday getaway for the whole family!

Spend the December school holidays with De Hoop Collection and know that you will be enjoying quality family time in a magical outdoor setting! Head off to De Hoop Nature Reserve (a comfortable three hours drive from Cape Town) this summer, where you and the kids can...

Sensational De Hoop Trail

Lowland fynbos underbrush meets grass plains and forested gorges, only to run into a long white beach with rocky shores and blue waters. De Hoop Nature Reserve’s diverse landscape is an amazing home to impressive birdlife and wildlife, of which the rare Bontebok and Cape Mountain Zebra reign. There might be many ways to experience the enchanting landscapes and animals of De Hoop, but those adventurous hearts’ only real option is to walk the sensational De Hoop Trail.

The Gracefully Awkward Ostrich

They must be one of the world’s oddest looking creatures. Flightless but sturdy, they roam the fields and plains of the Overberg on their enormous, dinosaur-like feet, moving with tall, scaly legs and knobbly knees that carry a fat body of wide feathers. All the while they are alert, twisting their great beak and big eyes around on their long, skinny neck. The ostrich is certainly one of the world’s most awkwardly designed animals, and the Overberg is one of the best places to see them.

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